As Arbor’s Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Thomas Ridings is responsible for overseeing the Company’s accounting operations and financial reporting functions, including budgeting and internal audit.
Prior to Arbor, Mr. Ridings worked at W. P. Carey Inc., a publicly-traded, diversified REIT and a leading global owner and manager of commercial real estate. At W. P. Carey he served in various positions including Executive Director, Chief Audit Executive, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Accounting Officer.
From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Ridings served in various accounting and financial reporting roles at Computer Associates, a publicly-traded, global software company. Mr. Ridings also worked at Ernst & Young, LLP where he held various positions in their assurance services practice from 1990 to 2000.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus and is a Certified Public Accountant.